r/painting

2.2M members
r/painting is a subreddit with 2.2M members discussing topics like Painting and Acrylic. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has crazy activity.
Welcome to /r/Painting! Functioning like an artist cooperative gallery, this is the place where beginning to advanced painters display their work in an ongoing group discussion. Artists who post their work are strongly encouraged to interact with their fellow subscribers and be prepared to discuss their concept, process & technique.

Popular Topics in r/painting

#1

Painting

: "Very proud of my last cow Painting :)"
290 posts
#2

Acrylic

: "Just finished my first painting of 2024! Let me know what you think, Acrylic on canvas."
45 posts
#3

Oil

: "My Oil painting of Diet Mountain Dew"
42 posts
#4

Art

: "Need help with a title for this. Coming from a place of grief, depression, being trapped, loveless, hurt, hurting others."
30 posts
#5

Watercolor

: "Watercolor in a doodle by me. What do you think adout this?"
21 posts
#6

Canvas

: "I painted my sleepy cat, oil on Canvas"
19 posts
#7

Gouache

: "I wanted to share this painting I’m really proud of. Done with watercolors and Gouache!"
13 posts
#8

Portrait

: "Portraits of my wife and her sister."
12 posts
#9

Abstract

: "Should I choose which way is "up" for this? Or leave it omnidirectional? Its called "Mind's Eye""
9 posts
#10

Feedback

: "Feedback on this oil painting, cat portrait for a friend"
9 posts

Popular Themes in r/painting

#1
Advice Requests
: "Please help me think of a title for this painting"
11 posts
#2
Pain & Anger
: "Need help with a title for this. Coming from a place of grief, depression, being trapped, loveless, hurt, hurting others."
6 posts
#3
Solution Requests
: "I painted this metre and a bit tall Brutalist concrete canvas but I’m struggling to think of a name - what would you call it?"
3 posts

Member Growth in r/painting

Daily
+3k members(0.1%)
Monthly
+138k members(6.6%)
Yearly
+1.1M members(91.2%)

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